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Ben Meyer

Special Topics Correspondent

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Ben has worked as the Special Topics Correspondent at WXPR since September 2019. During that time, his main focus has been reporting on environment and natural resources issues in northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula as part of The Stream, a weekly series. His work also includes reporting on the changing landscape of employment and the economy in the region.

In addition to special topics reporting, Ben contributes to daily news reporting and hosting on WXPR.

Prior to joining the WXPR team, Ben spent more than seven years serving in several roles at WJFW-TV in Rhinelander.

Originally from Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, Ben is a graduate of UW-Madison. He lives in Rhinelander with his wife, Erika. Outside of work, Ben is currently pursuing a law degree at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in the Twin Cities. He is an avid Brewers and Badgers fan, and enjoys doing outdoor projects, running, and competing in triathlons. Ben is also a WIAA basketball official and calls play-by-play for some Rhinelander Hodags sports.